Algae Bloom (image) Max-Planck-Gesellschaft Caption The algae bloom in the German Bight spreads along the East and West Frisian coast. The satellite image from 2011 also shows the sediment discharge of the rivers Elbe and Weser that mix with the algae bloom. The island Helgoland is encircled in yellow. Credit NASA images courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, Goddard Space Flight Center Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.